Auction 103, Lot 168

"Map of Washington & Georgetown showing Character and Extent of Street Pavements", U.S. Government

Subject: District of Columbia

Period: 1879 (dated)

Publication: Ex HR doc l, 46th Cong. 2nd Sess.

Color: Printed Color

21.3 x 16 inches
54.1 x 40.6 cm

A very colorful and detailed street map of the Capitol showing pavement types. A table provides a key to the coloring used to identify street pavement; concrete, granite & trap rock, wood, cobble and blue rock, macadam and gravel. A good many of the roads are uncolored as they are still dirt.


Condition: B

Issued folding, now tissue backed. Lightly toned along one fold, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/11/2003